Category Archives: cooking

Game Day

Getting ready for today’s game and making her world-famous, top secret maple chipotle baked beans. Advertisements

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Concentration

So now I know … if I ever need 30 minutes of peace and quiet, just give her a cup of shredded cheese and a couple of almost-ready-for-the-oven quesadillas, and then just sit back and watch her go at it.

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Happy Birthday, Julia

Happy 100th. An inspiration for so many generations, and still counting. “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” “The best way to execute French cooking is to get good and loaded … Continue reading

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Cutting edge or traditional? Why not both?

Chef Jose Andres was on 60 Minutes this past weekend. He’s doing some amazing things in the kitchen with this molecular gastronomy thing. Some of it is pure chemistry, such as the gin and tonic that has separate spheres of … Continue reading

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Essential Kitchen Equipment: the iPhone?

I dropped my iPhone in the sink the other day. The sink was empty, save for a single 2-cup measuring cup that was full of water, and guess where the phone landed. Yep, perfect swan dive into the murk. Shorted … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Frittata

I’m not sure what I would do if I was forced to give up eggs. Scrambled with a side of toast and bacon. Scrambled with green chiles in a breakfast burrito. Boiled just right for egg salad. Soft boiled with … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Frittata

I’m not sure what I would do if I was forced to give up eggs. Scrambled with a side of toast and bacon. Scrambled with green chiles in a breakfast burrito. Boiled just right for egg salad. Soft boiled with … Continue reading

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